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Malachite Green

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000569-64-2

Chemical Formula

C23-H25-Cl-N2

Molecular Weight

364

Therapeutic Category

Antiseptic agent, topical

Chemical Names

[4-(4-Dimetylaminobenzhydrylidene)cyclohexa-2,5-dienylidene]dimetylammonium chloride

Metanaminium, N-[4-[[4-(dimetylamino)phenyl]phenylmetylene]-2,5-cyclohexadien-1-ylidene]-N-metyl-, chloride

Foreign Names

  • Viride Malachitum (Latin)
  • Malachitgrün (German)
  • Vert malachite (French)
  • Verde de malaquita (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Vert malachite (OS: DCF)
  • Aniline Green (IS)
  • China Green (IS)
  • CI Basic Green 4 (IS)
  • Colour Index No. 42000 (IS)
  • Diamond Green B (IS)
  • Fast Green (IS)
  • Malachite Green Carabinol hydrochloride (IS)
  • Malachite Green chloride (IS)
  • Vermala (IS)
  • Victoria Green (IS)
  • Viridis malachiti carabinolum hydrochloridum (IS)
  • Viridis malachiti chloridum (IS)
  • Malachitgrün Base (IS)

Brand Names

  • Solutio Viridis Nitentis Spirituosa
    Riga Pharmaceutical Plant, Estonia
  • Tetra Medica Contralck (Malachite Green and Formaldehyde (veterinary use))
    Delphin-Amazonia, Switzerland
  • Sera med Professional Protazol (veterinary use)
    Alfauna, Switzerland
  • Colombo Morenicol Alparex (Malachite Green and Acriflavinium Chloride (veterinary use))
    Fishmed, Switzerland
  • JBL Fungol (Malachite Green and Methylrosanilinium Chloride (veterinary use))
    Keller, Switzerland
  • JBL MedoPond Plus (Malachite Green and Methylthioninium Chloride (veterinary use))
    Keller, Switzerland
  • JBL Punktol Plus (Malachite Green and Methylthioninium Chloride (veterinary use))
    Keller, Switzerland
  • Koi Med Anti Pilz (Malachite Green and Proflavine, + Acriflavinium Chloride (veterinary use))
    Fishmed, Switzerland
  • Odimor (Malachite Green and Copper Sulphate (veterinary use))
    Aquarium Münster Pahlsmeier, Poland
  • Sera Costapur F (Malachite Green and Formaldehyde (veterinary use))
    Alfauna, Switzerland
  • Sera omnipur (Malachite Green and Acriflavinium, + Aminoacridine, + Ethacridine (veterinary use))
    Alfauna, Switzerland
  • Sera pond omnisan F (Malachite Green and Formaldehyde (veterinary use))
    Alfauna, Switzerland
  • Tetra Goldfish GoldMed (Malachite Green and Formaldehyde (veterinary use))
    Delphin-Amazonia, Switzerland

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym

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